A Scam Email with the Subject "BUSINESS OF MUTUAL BENEFIT." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 22 Jun 2006 04:09:35 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was MRS, SUSAN CRONJE J. MARK. <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
BUSINESS OF MUTUAL BENEFIT Dear Sir,/Madam This letter must come to you as a big surprise, but I believe it is only a day that people meet and become great friends and business partners. I am MRS, SUSAN HANSIE CRONJE J. MARK, THE WIFE OF MR HANSIE CRONJE J. MARK, national of south africa who was an international cricket player, subsequently, died on 1st june 2002 at the age of 32, when the aircraft he was abroad crashed into a hill in a bad weather near his home town george 350 km [220 miles] east of Cape Town. I am convinced that it is the grace of God that made me to locate you. My husband was a successful and accomplished family man, who made enough fortune before his untimely death.Before the death of my husband he had taken me to Johannesburg city of South Africa where he deposited the sum of fifteen million United State dollar($15,000,000) in a private security company here in Johannesburg.As if he forsaw the looming danger coming his way. This money was actually meant for the purchase of new machinery, equipment and chemicals for the new farm he was about to establish in a relatively , political / economically stable Swaziland country. I am saddled with the responsibility of seeking for a geniune foreign account where this money could be transfered into.Based on the reason that my husband relatives bent of taking everything out of my hand,subsequently none of them knew of this money, apart from his attorney whom i related it to in respect of my plans. I therefore, decided to contact you with these facts before me because of the situation now. By virtue of my position to my late husband and his immediate family. I have reasoned based known to me, investing this money in your country and be rest assured that this transaction will be legally back up by his lawyer who will be professionally ready and feel it will be legally proper to present you as the next of my late husband business partner oversea, so that the security company can release the consignment to your name as the forign beneficiary of the consignment. All i seek for is a honest and reliable business man,or woman whom i can trust.And be rest assured that this transaction is 100% risk free. In addition, if ready to assist me, then i will inform you what to do, either you make the arrangement of coming over here in South Africa,or any other place that my husband lawyer will surgest for us so that the non resident account will be open in your name which will aid us in transferring the money to any account you will nominate.In other word, if not possible coming over here, i will still inform you on what to do. However, there is options for you, first after this money is been transferred, you choose either to go into partnership with me or 25% of the total money will be giving to you. I have also mapped out 5% from this money for any expenditure we might incure in the process of transfer. Please feel free to contact my husband lawyer first with your reply. And please keep this message very confidential and treat as urgent. I am desperate meeting you soon outside south africa. NOTE: THIS IS THE INFORMATION OF MY HUSBAND LAWYER, HE BASED IN LONDON, NAME: BAR, EMMANUEL OGUGUM. TEL: +44-7031944760. EMAI; email@example.com Best Regards, Mrs SUSAN.M. CRONJE J. MARK